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|National UFO Reporting Center Sighting Report|
|Occurred : 6/15/1998 14:00 (Entered as : 06/15/1998 14:00)
Reported: 5/10/2004 4:54:39 PM 16:54
Location: Lancaster, NY
|On a partly cloudy day, a shiney, silver ball hovered and then shot straight across the sky moving south at great speed.
Well...I never thought I would admit to this...but here it goes. I was sitting on the back steps of my house on a partly cloudy day. It was around 2:00 in the afternoon when I noticed a silver ball, very tiny, just hanging in the sky. The reflection of the sun off the object caught my eye. I sat and watched it trying to determine what it was. I kept squinting to try and see it better. It looked as though it was stationary as the clouds were slowly moving East. My first thought was it was a runaway balloon. But when it was not moving with the wind...it had to be something else. Then without warning and with no sound at all, it took off in a straight line...it's tragectory North to South at a slight incline. The velocity was phenominal. It went through the cumulous clouds and passed over my house. No vapor, no sound, very fast. If I were to guess it's size...I might have to say around the size of a Volkswagen Beetle. That's my story...that's the truth...take it or leave it.
((NUFORC Note: Date may be approximate, although the witness does not indicate that fact. PD))